Pisco-Alpamayo-Huascaran, 24 Day Guided Ascents

Come and spend 24 days climbing 3 glorious peaks in the Cordillera Blanca mountain: Pisco, Alpamayo and Huascaran, the highest peak in Peru, with Miguel, an IFMGA certified mountain guide.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

24 days

Mountain Range

Cordillera Blanca

People per Guide

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    This 24 day adventure can best be described as a journey to the top of Peru. Throughout this trip, you will see so much that you will be reflecting on the experience long after you’ve returned home. We will venture from the Peruvian capital city of Lima to the summit of the highest peak in the country: Huascaran (6,768m). Typically that journey alone would be enough to make for a memorable and thrilling adventure. However, on this trip, you will also have the opportunity to climb to the summits of Pisco (5,752m) and Alpamayo (5,947m) as well.

    Furthermore, you will also get to visit several different places over the course of the trip, from the city of Huaraz (3,100m), which you will be given a few days to explore, to Cashacampa (2,900m). You will also get to visit places like the lake 69 (4,600m), Wilcacocha (3,800m), Llamaccoral (3,760m), and so much more.

    Since the majority of this trip takes place at high altitudes, you will be given sufficient time at the beginning for proper acclimatization. Thus ensuring that you have a comfortable and safe experience.

    When it comes to the peaks you will be scaling during this adventure, all 3 of them are special in their own unique way. Like people, these peaks each have their own personalities. As a result, climbing one is never like climbing the other. However, when you reach the top, each peak, especially Huascaran, will reward you with a view you will never forget.

    If you are looking for a true mountain adventure in a fantastic range, then this is the trip for you. For 24 days, you will get to climb to the top of not only the Cordillera Blanca, but the entire country of Peru. To join me, all you have to do is send me a request.

    You can also join me on this 19 day expedition to the summits of Yanapaccha, Pisco and Alpamayo.

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    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • Transport during the trip
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Arrival in Lima
    • Day 28 hour bus ride from Lima to Huaraz (3,100m)
    • Day 3Acclimatization day at Wilcacocha (3,800m)
    • Day 4Acclimatization day at Laguna Churup (4,450m)
    • Day 5Bus to Cebollapampa (3,900m) then trek to Peru Refuge (4,665m)
    • Day 6Trek from Peru refuge to Camp Morrena (4,900), then climb to summit of Pisco (5,752m) before returning to Peru refuge
    • Day 7Return to Huaraz and Lake 69 (4,600m)
    • Day 8Preparation day
    • Day 9Bus from Huaraz to Cashapampa (2,900m) then trek to Llamaccoral (3,760m)
    • Day 10Trek from Llamaccoral to Alpamayo base camp (4,300m)
    • Day 11Climb from Alpamayo base camp to Alpamayo Col camp (5,400m)
    • Day 12Climb from Alpamayo Col camp to Alpamayo summit (5,947m) then back to Col camp
    • Day 13Descend from Alpamayo Col camp to Alpamayo base camp
    • Day 14Trek from Alpamayo base camp to Cachapampa then bus to Huaraz
    • Day 15Rest Day in Huaraz
    • Day 16Bus from Huaraz to Huaypan (3,700m) then trek to Don Bosco refuge on Huascaran (4,680m)
    • Day 17Climb from Don Bosco refuge to Huascaran camp #1 (5,400m)
    • Day 18Climb from camp #1 to Huascaran Col camp (6,000m)
    • Day 19Climb from Col camp to Huascaran summit (6,768m) then back to Col camp
    • Day 20Descend from Col camp to Don Bosco refuge
    • Day 21Descend from Don Bosco refuge to Huaypan then bus to Huaraz
    • Day 22Reserve day
    • Day 23Day in Huaraz before catching bus to Lima at 22:00
    • Day 24Flight home from Lima International airport
     
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Fit

    Meeting point

    Lima International airport.

    Accommodation

    Hotels and mountain refuges.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    IFMGA/UIAGM Mountain Guide from Perú, based in Huaraz, Cordillera Blanca.

    I like mountaineering and skiing. I recently completed the ski certification in Argentina, so I'm one of the few fully IFMGA certified guides in Peru. I've also guided in Ecuador, Bolivia, Argentina and the Alps.

    Some of my favourite trips are climbing in the Dolomites, Fitz Roy in El Chalten, and mountain biking across Peru, Bolivia and Chile.

     
     
     

     

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